Tornado victim earns diploma

June 1, 2013
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The Habitat for Humanity house first started rocking, then lifted, sweeping up 17-year-old Dillon Whitehead in a whirl of chaos.

Just seconds before, Dillon and his older brother had been watching the hail grow larger, assaulting the house and Rancho Brazos neighborhood.

Then the tornado warning.

“The clouds were going toward Pecan (Plantation) and then turned toward us,” Dillon said. “We saw rotation. We went in the closet.”


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